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Naser is a 37-year-old man who is married with three children who are still at school.

Naser works as a police officer in the Palestinian National Authority. In addition to his work, since his salary is not enough, he fixes ovens (cooking gas) for the public and buys old ovens to fix and renovate and then sells them.

Naser requested a loan of 3,000 USD since there is a good quantity of used ovens available. He will buy them all and do the renovations and sell them. Since Gaza has been under restriction for a long time such equipment is not accessible and so the market for his products is huge.

Naser appears in the photo fixing one of the ovens at his workshop.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,648,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Naser to buy used ovens of good quantity.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 28, 2009
Jan 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2011